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Dec 19, 2012 7:00pm EST
to dump its remaining stake in general motors at a big loss, sizable loss. phil lebeau joins us again. 12 hours later, there you are, here i am. >> it's interesting what the exact loss will be. we won't know until the government has fully unloaded its entire take in general motors the treasury department owns 500 million shares of general motors. today it is selling 200 million back to gm at 27.50 a share, that's an 8% premium compared to where the stock traded yet. 300 million shares remain. they'll be unloaded systematically by mid 2014. the treasury will not recover all the $49.5 billion that it put into general motors but it will lower its investment stake. this is a pie chart that really shows how much of a stake the different stake holders have here. the government will now have 2 -- 22% once it sells its shares back to general motors. they're going to have $38 billion in liquidity. the company will be underneath the t.a.r.p. pay restrictions. gm shares got a nice pop. they closed at 2718. that is the high going back to february of this year. we were wondering if they close over 27.
CNBC
Dec 10, 2012 9:00am EST
cars few in the industry have ever seen. phil lebeau is in chicago. i guess essentially, phil, the europeans are taking a leap out of the americans' book. they used to scoff that the american automakers would offer. now it's par for the course. >> especially in december. it used to be lexus, but mercedes-benz was looking for offers in november. this is an increase compared to october, up 42% for bmw, 26% for mercedes, lexus up 3%. what's going on here? let's start with bmw. their holiday deals now include up to five months of no payments. that's the kind of stuff you used to hear from chevy or from ford. by the way, bmw sales surged 45% last month. mercedes leads bmw year-to-date by just under 1,900 vehicles. it last led the u.s. luxury sales in '99. it really wants the title again. at the core of what's happening between these two german automakers, they need strong sufficient sales to offset the weakness they're seeing in europe. that's why their production has been ramped up here at their facilities in the u.s. bmw announced it's on pace to set global sales of more than 1.7
CNBC
Dec 27, 2012 6:00am EST
is the thing. the 501(c)3 exemption was added to this tax code in 1917. as beau said, there are more than 1 million registered 501(c)3s right now and poverty is at its historic high. if you're a business, that's a model one could argue isn't working. we're letting the market decide. we're letting the american people decide. do you want to give $50, $75, $100 on givelocally.net? >> how do you pay your expenses? >> as a start-up with investment, we create jobs and pay our people. but beau, who is the ceo and i take no money out of it. but we're trying to build value. >> but do you guys own the company? you're the shareholders of the company? >> we own the co >> is there a percentage of the donation that goes to overhead or how does that work? >> there's a transparent 18 cents on every dollar that goes for our keep the lights on fee is how we list it on the site. >> 18 cents for every dollar? >> yes. but i want to help a single dad in new york who has two kids in school or something. i'm from -- let's say you're from california. i want to help a single mom in california with a medical need. yo
CNBC
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am EST
with constant job openings and no one to fill those positions. cnbc's phil lebeau joins us with more on that story. phil, good morning. >> good morning. we're just outside chicago, start of the first shift here. this is where they make components like this that will go to the aerospace and electronics industries. they have 10 to 12 openings here and this is a story that we're hearing throughout the manufacturing base in the united states. take a look at how many manufacturing openings have been created over the last three years. it's gone from essentially 90,000 up to 247,000. some of those openings they seem like they're permanently open. we went down to metal technologies an auto parts supplier just out of bloomington, indiana, they have five to seven jobs they're ready to fill but they can't fill. in fact, they've had situations where they've had applicants come in, they've hired them and then the people who have been hired have said, do you know what, no thanks, i'd rather stay unemployed. >> we've had people that we've interviewed, that we've agreed to hire, and at the end of th
CNBC
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am EST
. the other two parts of this party, beau the administration, the white house, the house, are not going to have a conversation like this. 're jump to either side of you. how do you get those two parties to come up with some sort of agreement that sounds exactly like what you two are talking about? >> i actually think that at the end of the day, we are very close to putting together the grand bargain. because if you think about it, kicking this can down the road doesn't work. why doesn't it work? because early next year we're going to have to have a debt limit extension. can you imagine what that will be like absent the grand bargain being reached now? we'll be right back to task. we will be right back to putting markets at risk. right back to partisan divide. we will be right back to gridlock. so, we can avoid all that. it's right before us. and it's not that hard. that's what i think has been missing. >> let me tell you, any deal we're at a position right now in the united states. we can talk china. europe's been left behind. the only thing that's keeping us back is any deal. just get
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